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Will there be a COVID-19 vaccine specifically for Omicron?

Pfizer and BioNTech began clinical trials for a specific COVID-19 vaccine for the Omicron variant. Pfizer announced that the clinical study is to “evaluate the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of an Omicron-based vaccine.” Experts say COVID-19 is here to stay Will the ... MORE
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Rushville vaccine clinic today, other upcoming locations too

Appointments and walk-ins available today in Rushville vaccination clinic January 28, 2022, COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the Rushville Hose Company. 14 Railroad Ave, Rushville, NY 14544 Walk-ins are welcome however; registration online is encouraged. Please use the link below that reflects the ... MORE
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COVID-19 vaccine and shingles

Can the COVID-19 vaccine reactivate shingles? Research says it could be possible, but it’s not common. Shingles is a common condition that is characterized by a rash. Some studies suggest that the COVID-19 vaccine can reactivate the shingles virus. Belief in COVID-19 ... MORE
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COVID-19 vaccine: Why aren’t people getting it?

COVID-19 vaccines have been available in the United States since early in 2021. If vaccines are widely available, what is stopping them? I had COVID, when can I get my booster? Top reasons people have not been vaccinated Despite health experts warning ... MORE
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Omicron: 4th vaccine less effective

4th vaccine shot against COVID-19 is not enough to prevent infection from Omicron variant. COVID-19 vaccine increases antibodies produced, but it isn’t enough to combat Omicron. The newest variant and long haul COVID-19 Study shows that 4th vaccine to protect against Omicron ... MORE
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COVID-19 Booster Clinic in Geneva

COVID-19 booster shots available at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Geneva from 4-7 PM on January 19, 2022. January 19, 2022, Booster COVID-19 Clinics Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 70 Clark Street, Geneva, January 19, 2022, MODERNA Booster Clinic Booster Doses ... MORE
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Ontario County joins others pushing back against COVID-19 booster shot mandate for healthcare workers

Ontario County has joined nearly a dozen other counties across New York requesting Governor Kathy Hochul reconsider the newly-minted COVID-19 booster shot mandate for healthcare workers. They say, along with existing mandate-driven healthcare worker shortages, that this will exacerbate the problem- making ... MORE
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Americans will need annual COVID-19 booster shots, but will it end the pandemic?

Americans will likely need an annual COVID-19 booster shot. According to Dr. Anthony Fauci, who serves as chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says annual COVID-19 booster shots could be ... MORE
COVID-19 vaccination clinics Friday in Aurelius, Mt. Morris, Rushville

COVID-19 vaccination clinics Friday in Aurelius, Mt. Morris, Rushville

There will be a Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Fingerlakes Mall in Aurelius Friday. Moderna second dose and boosters and Johnson & Johnson single dose and booster vaccines will be administered. Bring your insurance card if you ... MORE
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Ontario County hosting COVID-19 Pfizer and Moderna booster clinic Tuesday at highway office

Ontario County is hosting a COVID-19 booster clinic Tuesday. It’s at the county Highway office on County Road 48 in Canandaigua from 4-7PM. The Pfizer booster will be offered for those 18 and older and the Moderna booster for those 12 and ... MORE
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These states will pay workers unemployment who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine

There are currently 5 states that will give employees that refused the vaccine unemployment benefits by law. Normally under these circumstances, employees fired would not qualify for unemployment benefits. According to AS.com, that is not the case for Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, ... MORE
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New York cracks down on fake vaccine cards: Hochul signs new law criminalizing them

On Wednesday, Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation that makes producing or using a fraudulent COVID-19 vaccination card a state crime. The law was part of a package Governor Hochul signed designed to improve the state’s response to the pandemic. The new law ... MORE
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What does Omicron look like in children?

Much like Delta, Omicron is now spreading rapidly and becoming the number one strain of COVID-19 in the United States. There have been a higher number of newly reported cases daily, many of which are the Omicron strain. Many Americans are finding ... MORE
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Pfizer officials predict the pandemic will end in 2024

Pfizer announced Friday that the future of COVID-19 may switch from pandemic to endemic by 2024. Executives with Pfizer stated that the novel Coronavirus may end up in our lives for good, becoming more like the flu and leading to regional outbreaks ... MORE
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Certain vaccinated workers will see a $2,000 bonus soon, do you qualify?

Some workers in Phoenix, Arizona will see a bonus of up to $2,000. In order to qualify they need to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Many others are wondering if they’ll see the same thing. The city approved bonuses of up to $2,000 ... MORE
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Armpit pain is a common side effect from mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

Armpits contain lymph nodes, and swollen lymph nodes are a sign that an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine is working. The pain may be bothersome, but it usually goes away on its own and doesn’t usually require medical attention. The pain was noticed during ... MORE
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Refuse to get vaccinated? These states are offering unemployment for refusal to get the vaccine

Employers across the nation are telling their employees if they refuse the COVID-19 vaccine they would face termination. The daily average remains around 80,000 for the United States and the Omicron variant is emerging. As this happens, some states are offering unemployment ... MORE
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Cayuga County vaccination rates lag behind state

In the month since the government authorized the COVID-19 vaccine for kids five to 11 years old, 15% of the kids in Cayuga County have been vaccinated. The Citizen reports Tompkins County leads the way in our area at 46%. A number ... MORE